Startup Business Models (How to they make money?)

A collection of articles, videos and analysis... looking at how companies make money (ie. what is their business model?)

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Article medium.com

How Netflix works: the (hugely simplified) complex stuff that happens every time you hit Play - Medium (2017)


Not long ago, House of Cards came back for the fifth season, finally ending a long wait for binge watchers across the world who are… Hundreds of microservices, one giant serv...

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Article reuters.com

Twitter says it could turn first-ever profit, shares surge - U.S.


Reuters, 2017: "Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Thursday it may become profitable for the first time next quarter after slashing expenses over the past year and ramping up deals t...

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Article robhope.com

How I Monetize One Page Love


Breaking down current, failed and future income channels to help you find new areas to monetize your side project. It is incredible how often I get asked how One Page Love ma...

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Article ghacks.net

Mozilla's revenue increased significantly in 2016 - gHacks Tech News - gHacks Technology News (2017)


Mozilla, makers of the Firefox web browser, released the State of Mozilla annual financial report for the year 2016, and things could not look better from a financial point of v...

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Article bloomberg.com

Will Uber Ever Stop The Bleeding? - Bloomberg - Bloomberg.com


With so many scandals, it's easy to lose track of one of the biggest problems over at Uber's San Francisco offices: figuring out how to make money, or at least lose less of it.

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Article producthabits.com

How Atlassian Built a $10 Billion Growth Engine - Product Habits (2018)


“We’ve had a lot of smart people who wouldn’t join the company or give us money or advise us because [our business] made no sense to them.” — Mike Cannon-Brookes, Atlassian co-f...

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Article nautil.us

Making money writing on the internet: A Letter from the Publisher of Nautilus - Nautilus


My name is John Steele. I am the publisher and editorial director of Nautilus. Yesterday an open letter was posted on the National... "Nautilus was started and published with...

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Article washingtonpost.com

6-year-old made $11 million in one year reviewing toys on You Tube - The Washington Post - Washington Post


He's got every kid's dream job. “Ryan has become a multi-millionaire, according to Forbes magazine’s just-out list of highest paid YouTube entrepreneurs. He was ranked number...

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Article techcrunch.com

GIF lord Imgur caves to video to hasten profitability – TechCrunch - TechCrunch (2018)


Imgur is the internet’s best time sink, where 250 million monthly users silently consume an endless community-curated collection of absurd GIFs, inspiring tales, pop science exp...

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Article stratechery.com

Lessons from Spotify – Stratechery - Stratechery by Ben Thompson (2018)


Spotify has a marginal cost problem, but while the cause is unique to Spotify, the challenges are more applicable than it seems. "The two dominant business models for venture...

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Article kapwing.com

Unexpected challenges of making money on the internet · Kapwing Blog - Kapwing Blog (2018)


Before I left Google to work on my own startup, I thought monetization was simple, but I ran in to a surprising number of problematic hazards on the road to ramen profitability.

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Article recode.net

TheSkimm is raising $12 million from Google Ventures and other investors to build its subscription business - Recode (2018)


The startup has a newsletter with seven million subscribers, but it wants more revenue sources. “TheSkimm started out as a newsletter aimed at millennial women, but its found...

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Article theverge.com

MoviePass is no longer too good to be true - The Verge - The Verge (2018)


Restrictions on seeing movies more than once, and no longer selling its one-movie-per-day plan, are bad signs for MoviePass, the all-you-can-see movie subscription service that ...

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Video youtu.be

How Airports Make Money - YouTube


Wendover Productions Published on Jul 17, 2018

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Article axial.substack.com

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Over the last few centuries, business models have undergone an incredible transformation: Medieval — guilds (i.e. smiths) 19th century — factory system (i.e. textile mills) 20th...

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